Armed robbery at Stevenage supermarket

A HANDGUN has been used in an armed robbery which took place earlier today (Thursday)

TWO robbers, one brandishing a handgun, targeted a supermarket this morning (Thursday) and made off with some cash.

Police were called to the Co-op in The Hyde, Stevenage, at 6.40am.

Four members of staff were working at the time, and all were unhurt.

A cordon has been put in place around the immediate area while police carry out their investigations.

Inquiries are ongoing at this time and anyone with information is asked to contact police via the non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. You do not have to give your name and could be entitled to a cash reward.